El-Shatby tombs is the oldest Greek tombs of Alexandria, dated to the 4th century BC. It is located on the eastern quarter of ancient city of Alexandria. The site considered as a small open museum with sarcophagi and statues dated to the Greek period.
Situated just to the west of Pompey's Pillar, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa (Mound of Shards) is a vast Roman burial site which dates back to the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, and houses more than 300 tombs. It was accidentally discovered in 1900 when a donkey was suddenly swallowed by the earth below.
On the northern tip of Pharos Island, Sultan Qaitbay (1468-1496 AD) built the picturesque fort of Qaitbay. The fort was built on the Mediterranean shore to protect the northern borders of the country against invaders.
Alexandria: The Mermaid of the Mediterranean
The Mermaid of the Mediterranean founded by Alexander the Great, the-modern- second largest city in Egypt. The city of intertwining religions, heritage, culture, industry and tourism.